Snacks & Candy
Sales reached $16.3 billion in 2016
NEW YORK -- Led by jerky and other meat snacks , the snacking segment of the specialty-food market jumped 16% in 2016. Snacking represents 28% of the entire specialty-food market, with sales reaching $16.3 billion in 2016. Sales of specialty foods continue to grow as more consumers turn to the...
Millenials, Gen Zers drive demand for healthier, less-processed ingredients
ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Over the past few decades, warnings about the negative health effects of fat have become dietary canon. But that guidance may be starting to show its age, as consumers, particularly young ones, have demonstrated a taste for oils and fats that are healthy and less processed,...
This vibrant and innovation-rich category grew 3.5% last year
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